Congress

Conducting public business for private gain

It has not been a good week for those whose livelihoods depend…

Taxpayers shouldn’t pay government unions to lobby Congress

Only in the Fantasyland-on-the-Potomac would work by federal civil service employees on…

Clear need for supercommittee transparency

When Senate and House negotiators crafted their deal to create the so-called…

Budget battle not ‘all about me’

This summer, the country was issued a warning. When Congress failed to…

Not So Super

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SF Mayor Ed Lee urges Congress to green light America’s Cup

With big plans already underway for San Francisco’s hosting of the 34th…

Obama's Political Theater

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Only half of Congress is ‘do nothing’

‘This Congress, they are accustomed to doing nothing, and they’re comfortable with…

How will Congress stop explosion of red tape?

Eight months ago, President Barack Obama signed with great fanfare an executive…

AP file photoRep. Andre Carson told a friendly crowd that some of his fellow members of Congress would like to lynch him because he is black.

Where is our civility now?

Remember when Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot in Tucson by a…

AP file photoRep. Andre Carson told a friendly crowd that some of his fellow members of Congress would like to lynch him because he is black.

Congress returns to the job tanned, rested and very testy

Congress returns to Washington this week after a thoroughly undeserved one-month vacation…

Add some bite to congressional oversight

Rep. Jack Brooks, a feisty Texas Democrat, was chairman of the House…

Are representatives in Congress worth what we are paying them?

In a national Rasmussen Reports survey, only 8 percent of likely voters…

Replace the unsustainable welfare state

Thanks to the debt-ceiling deal that sailed through Congress and was signed…

Caps and Cuts

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Top 10 horrible consequences if they hadn't reached a debt-ceiling deal

With everybody in Washington breathing deep signs of relief that earlier today…

Does the deal raise taxes or not?

It's still too early to reach definitive conclusions about the debt-ceiling compromise…

Debt Ceiling Tea

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The President of No

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Why is Gang of Six plan “practical” but Cut, Cap and Balance will never pass?

Have you noticed the unstated assumption shaping much of the reporting and…